December 20, 2021 / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
How NASA’s Psyche Mission Will Explore an Unexplored World
Launching in August 2022 and arriving at the asteroid belt in 2026, NASA’s Psyche spacecraft will orbit a world we can barely pinpoint from Earth and have never visited. Read article
September 20, 2021 / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Solar Electric Propulsion Makes NASA’s Psyche Spacecraft Go
Futuristic electric thrusters emitting a cool blue glow will guide the Psyche spacecraft through deep space to a metal-rich asteroid. Read article
September 2, 2021 / Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Psyche’s Gamma Ray and Neutron Detection Instrument Arrives in California for Spacecraft Installation
After five years of developing and testing a complex particle detection instrument for NASA’s Psyche mission, the world’s first mission to study a potentially metal-rich asteroid, the Psyche...
August 24, 2021 / Karin Valentine
ASU-led NASA Psyche mission is a year out from launch
The anticipation is building for the Arizona State University-led NASA Psyche mission team, as the countdown clock now displays the mission’s launch as less than 365 days away. This mission,...
August 24, 2021 / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
One Year Out: NASA’s Psyche Mission Moves Closer to Launch
As part of NASA’s Discovery Program, the mission to explore a metal-rich asteroid is well on its way to an August 2022 launch. With NASA’s Psyche mission now less than a year from launch,...
March 29, 2021 / Maxar Technologies
Maxar Delivers Spacecraft Bus for NASA’s Psyche Mission
Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, today announced the delivery of the Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) Chassis to NASA’s Jet...
March 29, 2021 / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA Begins Final Assembly of Spacecraft Destined for Asteroid Psyche
Set to launch next year, the agency’s Psyche spacecraft will explore a metal-rich asteroid in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. A major component of NASA’s Psyche spacecraft...
February 2, 2021 / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA’s Psyche Mission Moves Forward, Passing Key Milestone
Now just a year and a half from launch, the mission to explore a metal-rich asteroid will soon begin assembling and testing the spacecraft.
January 21, 2021 / Kaxandra Nessi
ASU-led NASA Psyche mission capstone team wins smartphone app competition
An Arizona State University capstone team has designed and launched a new interactive NASA Psyche mission smartphone app to engage with the public.
July 7, 2020 / NASA
Building NASA’s Psyche: Design Done, Now Full Speed Ahead on Hardware
The mission to explore a metal-rich asteroid is pivoting from planning the details to building real pieces of the spacecraft puzzle. Psyche, the NASA mission to explore a metal-rock asteroid...
June 25, 2020 / Psyche Inspired
Application for Psyche Inspired Due August 12
The application for the 2020-2021 Psyche Inspired program is now available! The Psyche mission invites full-time, enrolled undergraduate students from universities and community colleges in the...
June 17, 2020 / Kaxandra Nessi
NASA Psyche Mission showcases virtual gallery for national student artists
The Psyche Mission team, led by Arizona State University, encountered an interesting challenge this spring, as college campuses closed around the country due to COVID-19. The mission’s Psyche...